While everyone’s unemployment and financial situations are different, when one loses a job there are some helpful tips to consider in responding to the change:
By Philip Lee, CFP®
Last week Kristen and Julia, our rising high-school senior, visited McGill University in Montreal, Canada. By all accounts it was a hugely successful trip. Julia is thrilled at the prospect of furthering her education and expanding her horizons. She will be 18-years old soon and "on her own" as a freshman, hopefully, at a college of her choice.
Each season brings weather challenges depending on where you live. The threat of hail and tornados in the Spring, blizzards in the Winter, hurricanes in the Summer and Fall. The pictures below are of two recent incidents that happened to me – The Blizzard of 2013 - a huge pine tree falling in the back of our house and slighting impaling our porch (fortunately barely missing our family room which was filled with my son and his friends) and Hurricane Irene brought down a neighbor’s tree onto a power line, resulting in a loss of electricity to the neighborhood.